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We meet every month to play test new board and card game ideas, and occasionally other types of games. We discuss game design, work out mechanics, and so on.

Likewise, even if you're not working on a game, but like to play cool games then come play with us.

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Recent Meetups

  • August 8 · 6:00 PM

    Meet To Discuss and Play Games

    2 Designers

    Bring your games, bring your ideas, and be ready to try out some cool experimental games. NOTE: The Essen Haus is closed on Mondays, so you'll enter through Come Back In... Learn more

  • July 28 · 5:30 PM

    Quick Fix Game Design Meetup

    6 Designers

    If our usual twice monthly larger meet ups aren't enough for you, we also host a bi-monthly meet up at Netherworld games every other Thursday. Come play some games and... Learn more

  • July 23 · 11:00 AM

    Prototype Play-test Day

    7 Designers | 5.00

    Bring some snacks and a friend, and don't forget your games!

  • July 14 · 5:30 PM

    Quick Fix Game Design Meetup

    8 Designers | 5.00

    If our usual twice monthly larger meet ups aren't enough for you, we also host a bi-monthly meet up at Netherworld games every other Thursday. Come play some games and... Learn more

  • July 11 · 6:00 PM

    Meet To Discuss and Play Games

    8 Designers | 5.00

    Bring your games, bring your ideas, and be ready to try out some cool experimental games. NOTE: The Essen Haus is closed on Mondays, so you'll enter through Come Back In... Learn more

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  • JT Smith founded Madison Game Design Cabal

    on September 1

 

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